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Medical billing outsourcing for home health and hospice: a growing trend

2019-10-25T01:18:54+07:00April 3, 2019|News|

In today’s challenging environment, many providers are looking for smart ways to realize cost efficiencies, reduce spending, and address value-based care initiatives. They are also looking for opportunities to work with industry experts who can help them succeed while they focus on patient care. One way agencies can address these issues is through medical billing

Home health care billing best practices

2019-10-25T01:29:26+07:00March 20, 2019|Archive, News|

Home health care billing processes are becoming increasingly more complicated. And with the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) looming, it's only going to get more intricate. Implementing home health care billing best practices in your office will provide the framework for success so you can be sure you’re getting paid quickly and accurately. An efficient billing

Provisional period of enhanced oversight for new home health providers

2019-10-25T01:29:28+07:00March 14, 2019|News|

On February 15, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that effective immediately, all new home health providers will be placed in a provisional period of enhanced oversight. Provisional Period of Enhanced Oversight The provisional period of enhanced oversight means that new home health providers won’t receive Request for Anticipated Payments (RAP)

5 benefits of working with remote home health coding companies

2019-10-25T01:29:29+07:00March 10, 2019|News|

Between the growing number of coding changes, the sheer volume of codes to choose from, and unplanned employee absences, your coding can take significant time, often resulting in a backlog. Taking advantage of the expertise offered through remote home health coding companies can help you turn around accurate claims quickly. Here are some benefits of

3 home health care coding habits that can hurt your agency

2019-10-25T01:21:56+07:00March 7, 2019|News|

Your agency relies on accurate, efficient home health care coding for timely, accurate reimbursement. Many agencies suffer from a few common coding issues that can seriously hurt them. And with ICD-10, many coders have found themselves overwhelmed, relying on techniques to ward off productivity problems, often at the expense of accuracy. Here is a list

Improve bereavement services using survey feedback

2019-10-25T01:29:34+07:00March 1, 2019|News|

Administering a hospice bereavement program is a requirement by Medicare. However, it’s not a requirement to collect and analyze feedback on your program. But don't think that means you shouldn't do it! The most successful hospices know that it’s something that every agency should do to improve bereavement services and provide the best care possible.

Bereavement surveys: A key to superior hospice care

2019-10-25T01:29:34+07:00February 21, 2019|News|

By providing an exceptional bereavement services program, as a hospice, you have an opportunity to further reinforce your mission and strengthen the likelihood that bereaved clients will become advocates of your work within your community. A first step to understanding the impact of your program is to measure and benchmark client engagement and satisfaction. This

Hospice bereavement services program: A data-driven approach to success

2019-10-25T01:38:28+07:00February 8, 2019|News|

While it's a Medicare requirement that hospices make bereavement services available to the family and others identified in the bereavement care plan, the value of a hospice bereavement services program goes well beyond mere compliance. A hospice bereavement services program is both an important responsibility and a great opportunity. That being said, it’s important to

6 Powerful Strategies to Grow Your Home Health Care Agency

2019-01-22T22:32:54+07:00January 22, 2019|News|

The demand for quality home health care is ever increasing. The competition is tough and home health care agency owners need to work out growth strategies comprising of innovative marketing ideas that give quick and effective results. From chalking out the strengths and weaknesses to getting ahead of your competition, you need to address all